Category: News

Reflexology Therapy and Benefits

August 4, 2021

Reflexology is a complementary therapy technique that applies gentle pressure to your feet or hands to bring about a state of relaxation and help the body's own healing process.  Reflexology is based on the idea that the glands, organs, and parts of the body are reflected in specific reflex areas on the hands, feet, and ears. Applying pressure to these specific points can reduce pain and anxiety and promote circulation, relaxation, and healing...

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Bursitis: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

April 22, 2021

Bursitis is a painful condition that affects the small, fluid-filled sacs called bursae that cushion the bones, tendons and muscles near your joints. Bursitis occurs when bursae become inflamed. The most common locations for bursitis are in the shoulder, elbow and hip. But you can also have bursitis by your knee, heel and the base of your big toe. Bursitis often occurs near joints that perform frequent repetitive motion. Causes of...

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Mid-thoracic Back Pain

March 6, 2021

Mid-thoracic back pain is pain in the middle of your back, from the base of your neck to the bottom of your ribs. Causes of middle back pain include: Muscle strainPoor postureDiseases such as osteoarthritisStressLack of strength,Prolonged sitting at a computerUsing a backpackOveruse injuries (such as repetitive motion), orTrauma (such as a whiplash injury caused by a car accident or as a result of a sports injury). Symptoms of...

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder

July 22, 2020

Occasional anxiety is a normal part of life. You might worry about things like health, money, or family problems. But people with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) feel extremely worried or feel nervous about these and other things—even when there is little or no reason to worry about them. People with GAD find it difficult to control their anxiety and stay focused on daily tasks. What are the signs and symptoms of GAD? GAD develops slowly....

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Comprehensive Assessment Survey Certification Awarded by DHCC Regulatory - Quality Department

July 20, 2020

Appreciation LetterOn behalf of the Dubai Healthcare City Authority - Regulatory I would like to congratulate you and all your staff on the outstanding result of the comprehensive assessment survey performed on Westminster Ortho Med Clinic FZ-LLC on June 30th 2020 by the Quality ImprovementDepartment of DHCR.It is worth noting that the facility achieved “Unconditional Pass” in the initial...

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Benefits of Hypnosis for Smoking Cessation

July 19, 2020

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), “The tobacco epidemic is one of the biggest public health threats the world has ever faced, killing more than 7 million people a year. More than 6 million of those deaths are the result of direct tobacco use while around 890 000 are the result of non-smokers being exposed to secondhand smoke.” Although we know how dangerous smoking is, kicking the habit is hard. In fact, at times it seems...

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Myth busters

March 30, 2020

COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in areas with hot and humid climates From the evidence so far, the COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in ALL AREAS, including areas with hot and humid weather. Regardless of climate, adopt protective measures if you live in, or travel to an area reporting COVID-19. The best way to protect yourself against COVID-19 is by frequently cleaning your hands. By doing this you eliminate viruses that may be on your...

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Clinical Andrology

October 22, 2019

Andrology is an area of medicine concerning men's health. According to the definition of the World Health Organization (WHO), andrology is engaged in all aspects of male reproductive health.   The Clinical Science of Andrology deals with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of: Male fertility diagnostics and therapy (including but not limited to: subfertility diagnostics; and early therapeutic interventions to improve...

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Hip Pain

October 8, 2019

Hip pain is an umbrella term, which encompasses a variety of conditions which all cause pain around the hip. These range from soft tissue conditions such as trochanteric bursitis, hip tendonitis and labral tears to bony conditions such as femoro-acetabular impingement and hip osteoarthritis. Book an appointment with Dr. Ishrat Azam Khan | Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon | MBBS, FRCS Orth, FRCS (England), MCh Ortho, Dip in Sports Medicine (Ireland),...

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Low Back Pain

October 6, 2019

Pain in the lower back is a pathology caused by various factors, such as excessive stress or poor posture. Less common is the lower back pain caused by more serious problems like herniated discs. The most common cause of lower back pain is because the lumbar spine, the final segment of the spine, has endured the excessive weight. The main symptom of this injury is pain that is usually located in the lower back, sometimes reaching the legs. This...

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